This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘The Deadliest Catch’: How the Most Cinematic-Looking Season Yet Was Shot and Edited (Variety) John McEnroe a Coach? You Cannot Be Serious! (New York Times) What to Watch on Your VR Headset (Yahoo!) Jamie Lynn Spears Shares Story in TLC Special (CNN) ‘No Walled Gardens’: Discovery Embraces Platform Distribution (Digiday) Discovery, TLC Order ‘Cake Boss’ Season 9; Layer On 10 More Episodes…

You’ve Been Warned: You Won’t Want to Watch Animal Planet’s ‘Monster Week’ Alone

Animal Planet’s Monster Week is back – and the bone-chilling lineup is packed with so much spook that the event is spanning a terrifying nine nights! The monstrous programming event kicked off yesterday, Sunday evening with a special River Monsters “Africa’s Deadliest,” with Jeremy Wade traveling to Botswana in pursuit of a pack-hunting carnivore blamed for mauling victims of a capsized boat. Sound horrifying and thrilling at the same time? Then you won’t…

Animal Planet’s ‘Monster Week’ Kicks Off Sunday

In its third year, Animal Planet’s Monster Week returns Sunday, sure to kick off the summer with frightfully fun and over-the-top tales of the monsters that lurk below water and stalk on land. Animal Planet’s Showtime Eric Young will host the week of premieres, kicking off, aptly, on Sunday at 9PM ET/PT with River Monsters.  Sunday, May 25 at 9PM ET/PT marks the much-anticipated premiere of Blood Lake: Attack of…

Tonight Marks the Start of ‘Monster Week’ on Animal Planet

River Monsters has made a splash with Animal Planet viewers (the best-performing series in network history), so it’s only natural that it would inspire something a bit bigger, a bit creepier. So, beginning tonight at 8pm ET/PT, Animal Planet will bring you Monster Week — a full week of River Monsters, new episodes of Call of the Wildman and Finding Bigfoot, and a the two-hour CGI special, Mermaids: The Body…